What is the role of AI in people counting?

Artificial Intelligence, AI, is simply machines or computer systems performing tasks that usually require human intelligence. Computers are very good at processing large amounts of data and finding patterns in a short amount of time and overall doing this task much more efficiently than a human. Technologies, like people counting sensors, are...

Reducing Queue Wait Times

We’ve all been there, standing in queue lines that are way too long and just don’t seem to be moving. You stand there wondering how long the line will take and if it’s worth standing in it. Too long of a queue drives customers away and makes it less likely that they will return. Retailers find themselves trying to combat long queues with a...

Member’s Only – Exploring the Access Control Capabilities of a People Counter

You’ve been a member at your local gym now for almost 10 years. Your loyalty to the gym runs deep. Your spouse who you begged to join is now signed up and does cardio with his pals four days a week, and your two kids take martial arts and gymnastics lessons while you relieve stress during a Yoga session. Yes, when it comes to memberships, yours...

Another Longstanding Church Institution Faces Automation

She gazes over the congregation each Sunday morning.  Her eyes are clear, her mind is sharp, her addition skills are unparalleled throughout the district.  She wields nothing other than a dull #2 pencil and a well-used notebook with just a few remaining pages.  Her task; count every person in attendance from the squirmy 4 year old in the front...

Intuitive Technology through People Counters

Businesses are constantly looking for the next great technology to increase their bottom line and boost efficiency. Intuitive technology is a pivotal tool to making advancements within any industry. Being able to efficiently gather information and have it provide it to you in a way that's comprehensible and useful is a huge benefit. For the past...

People Counting – A Pre-Implementation Checklist

I am now forever cursed as I enter or walk near a retail store as I am forced to gaze up to the ceiling to see what kind of technology is possibly counting me.  I’ve been doing this since I was 22 years old, I am now 34 and I mastered the art of spotting sensors without store managers asking me if I am ok or if I need help.  I used to try to...

People Counting Technology – Then and Now

Taking attendance or counting people is an age old practice for so many applications.  Various industries use industry specific terminology but it all boils down to counting humans accurately.  This knowledge unlocks a growing number of key metrics used in a wide variety of industries. •  Libraries and museums use patron counters to validate...

Top 3 Places to Use People Counters

Traffic counters, for people and vehicles alike, are utilized more frequently than you may realize. People counters offer data that aids business owners in understanding their business and allows them to run things more efficiently. By understanding peak times and congested areas management is able to properly staff, schedule maintenance and...

Analyzing Big Data

Big Data sounds like a simple concept at first but once armed with the data many managers don’t know what to do with it. Properly analyzing big data is one of the things people struggle with but it shouldn’t be difficult. People counters collect raw data on traffic patterns within a facility, this is typically the first step to obtaining big...

How Data Analytics Helps To Increase Library Traffic

Libraries have always been a place to contain books and other material for reading and reference to the community. However, they have slowly been evolving into digital hubs and a library of things expanding their offerings to a wider audience. As the digital age develops libraries have found new ways to increase their patron traffic. To...